Author: memolition

Blurring Fact and Fiction with the Real Life MIT Blackjack Team

Hollywood takes very loose liberties with stories they are trying to tell. Filmmakers bend the facts a little bit so what you see on the big screen bears little resemblance to the true story which inspired it. That’s why you will often see a disclaimer at the start of a film: “Based on a True Story.”

Auroras on Jupiter

Auroras Larger Than Earth Spotted Over Jupiter

Astronomers are using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to study auroras — stunning light shows in a planet’s atmosphere — on the poles of the largest planet in the Solar System, Jupiter. This observation programme is supported by measurements made by NASA’s Juno spacecraft, currently on its way to Jupiter.

Is It OK To Pee In The Pool?

Today we’re talking poolchem, and we’re going to answer that age old question that’s been pondered in the back of every deep end swimmer’s mind – is it really okay to pee in the pool?